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Re: I would love...

From: Ian Hickson <ianh@netscape.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 03:35:01 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
To: Batsis Manolis <xcircuit@yahoo.com>
cc: Clover Andrew <aclover@1VALUE.com>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.21.0010160333330.984-100000@HIXIE.netscape.com>
On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Batsis Manolis wrote:
> 
> What i'm doing is worse: i don't use borders cause
> they do take space, making complex edges impossible.
> So i'm stuck with using images and positioning. 

If you want a border to seem to take no room, merely set the marging to
negative what the borders are.

e.g.:

   div {  
     border-style: solid;
     border-width: 0.5em 1em 0.5em 1em; 
     margin: -0.5em -1em -0.5em -1em; 
   }

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